I Need a Hobby

Three recent college grads working the 9-5 and trying to make the most of the 5-9. Each week Alex, Chris, and Andrew pick a new hobby, challenge, or activity and tell you about it. New episode every Wednesday.
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Nov 15, 2017

On a dark, calm, night, with a full moon illuminating the sky, you hear a faint scream in the far far distance.  Someone must be listening to the new episode of I Need A Hobby where the hosts discuss spooky mythical creatures!  Listen to hear Chris talk about the Chupacabra, Andrew discuss The Beast of Gevaudan, and Alex talk about Krampus the Christmas Demon! 

Nov 8, 2017

Alex is running another marathon, so Chris and Andrew talk about the hobby he probably likes the least, Fantasy Football! Tune in for the exciting conclusion to the UMass Softball story, the first live phone call in podcast history, and of course fantasy football talk. Later, we are joined by guest Bryan, who is unsure how to say hello to people, Chris wants to make a worldwide drink, and Andrew wonders how all president's have a notorious photo.

Nov 1, 2017

Tired from staying up all night handing out candy to trick or treaters? Start your day by listening to us talk about pumpkin carving! We each got a pumpkin, carved it, and our ready to teach your our tricks and treat you to some great content. Also Andrew is creeping our his roommates, Chris is inspired by the perfect Reuben, and Alex feels bad for Carrot Top.

Oct 25, 2017

Put down your big mac, finish off the rest of your super sized soda and prepare to have your life changed for the better!  This week Andrew, Chris, and Alex talk about their experiences with the Whole 30 diet challenge!  Also, stay tuned for a sweet treat Take it Or Leave It segment at the end!

Oct 22, 2017

Andrew and Alex talk about moving and how Andrew can win a lot of money. Also Alex eats his first ever cider donut live on pod!

Oct 18, 2017

Take off the training wheels and slide into your bike shorts, this is going to be a wild ride of an episode!  This week, the trio talks about bicycling!  Also, Andrew revolutionizes laundry, Chris questions eco-friendly grocery stores, and Alex gives his local bar a scathing review. 

Oct 11, 2017

From the I Need A Hobby studio, its the Late Late Late show with Chris, Andrew, And Alex. This week, we talk through one of the most iconic forms of television: Late Night. Listen in to find out if were Crazy for Conan, Cuckoo for Kimmel, or Flippin for Fallon. Also we  messed up and lost the What's on Your mind audio (It was so boring I deleted it and told them it was a virus or something-Producer Todd). Send in what's on your mind to ineedahobbypod@gmail. com or on our social media @ineedahobbypod to be featured on a future episode.

Oct 4, 2017

Alex, Chris, and Andrew are putting a new spin on what you should eat for the most important meal of the day with a can't miss fantasy draft! All confident that their breakfast is superior, the fans will decide which podcasting star has the true breakfast of champions. Also, Andrew wants opinions on cycling, only 2000s kids will understand Chris' whats on your mind, and Alex is dabbling with a record player.

Sep 27, 2017

America runs on podcasts.  Grab your mug and pour yourself a nice steaming hot cup of joe for this week's episode on Coffee.  Listen to Chris, Andrew, and Alex talk passionately about that sweet, wet, brown drink we all love!  Cream, sugar, cold, hot, we talk about it all!  Also, Alex shares a running story, Andrew finds world peace through Home Depot and Lowes, and Chris questions his old college ID.

Sep 20, 2017

This week Andrew, Chris and Alex aka the Jack, Queen, and King of podcasting take on the game of poker. We go all in and cover everything about the popular card game including our most recent game. Who won? Tune in to find out! Also Alex has some beef with Chris, Andrew wants you to say Happy Birthday, and Chris wants to innovate the mail box game (kinda).

Sep 13, 2017

Was your morning significantly worse without a new episode? That's Andrew's fault! And welcome to Episode 58 Rubik's cubing. This week we speak with Mr. Moyu himself, creator of the world's best speedcube the Notorious Moyu Weilong gts v2. Alex and Andrew have a race in studio, and if that's not good enough for you, check our Instagram. Also, Chris is annoyed with the calorie count at restaurants, Andrew hates Summer Reading, and Alex loves KFC commercials.

Sep 6, 2017

Sit back, grab a cold one, and enjoy a new episode of I Need A Hobby.  This week, after the usual Tom Bergeron talk, we talk about brewing our own beer courtesy of Chris's Uncle Mike!  Also, we discuss the art of ding dong ditching, Alex tries to put an end to spoiler alerts, Andrew is sponsored by Texas Roadhouse, and Chris needs a class on bathroom etiquette. 

Aug 30, 2017

Got a last minute essay to write?  Late to a meeting with your RA?  Well put it all aside and listen to this fresh podcast about college living!  Andrew, Chris, and Alex talk about their fondest college memories in this riveting I Need A Hobby episode.  This episode is all business... psych!


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Aug 23, 2017

Follow us on Snapchat @ineedahobbypod. Also, this week we talked about our experiences with Snapchat and the status of Alex's eyes after the solar eclipse. Later, Chris follows up on his work lunches, Alex wants to make a game of 3-D pictionary, and Andre has had enough of worms.

Aug 16, 2017

Tiny houses?! Scientology?! Steroids?! What do these things have in common? Very little, but this week we each watched a different documentary and came to the studio to tell you about them. If you're a fan of documentaries, but would rather hear three cool kids tell you an abbreviated version than watch the whole darn thing, this is the place to go. 

Small is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary

My Scientology Movie


Aug 9, 2017

This week we took on one of America's favorite TV shows, American Ninja Warrior aka obstacle training!  See how Alex, Chris, and Andrew do tackling the warped wall, the famed salmon ladder, and the many more weird obstacles.  Also, Chris discusses celebrity bar crawls, Andrew questions roman numerals, and Alex has a strange encounter while running. 

Aug 2, 2017

If every INAH episode was a playing card, we could finally play a full card game! Complete with 2 jokers (Ghost pepper and power hour episodes). This week we talked about the great times we've had with a simple deck of playing cards. You like Kevin James as the King of Queens? This episode is the king of kings! Also, the fans question the daily struggle of the consistent 9-5, Chris is getting a sunburn on his scalp, Alex wants to discover the truth behind cookies, and Andrew is curious about buried treasure.

Jul 26, 2017

Catch! This week we talk about a true classic. We're throwing and catching balls of all shapes and sizes and telling you about on this week's episode. And Andrew surprises us with another new section. What could be better than that?! Also, Alex tells us about WHCD, Chris has a game changing business idea, and Andrew wants to know if his meal is pareve.


Jul 19, 2017

Get ready for the I Need A Hobby 50th Episode Bonanza!!  We did another classic INAH bracket to find out what the ultimate hobby is!  County fairs, moving, magic tricks, it could be anything!  Tune in to find out! 


A very sincere thank you for supporting us for 50 episodes! 

Jul 12, 2017

We bring on self proclaimed Disc Golf Extraordinaire and Andrew's roommate Paul to talk about Disc Golf. President of the UMass Disc Golf club for 3 years and a man with 8 aces to his name. Also, Paul is wondering if his friend is too old to hang out with him, Alex is checking in on the Harlem Shake, Chris questions a man playing a saxophone, and Andrew is sick of restaurant marketing gimmicks.

Jul 5, 2017

It's a scorcher out there in this episode as we talk about summer activities. We talk about some of the ways that we have fun in the sun and tackle the age old debate of which season is the best. Listen in to hear Chris's new segment "Season's Riddles". Critics are calling it the Winter of segments (hated by most, loved by few). Also Andrew talks about the man on all of our minds (Lavar Ball), Alex proposes Taco Bell as a potentially healthy alternative, and Chris doesn't want his coworkers to think he's a little boy.

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Jun 28, 2017

Grab your popcorn, place your bets, and get ready for the first ever INAH Scooper Bowl.  An exciting sweet sixteen tournament with ice cream flavors going at each other to decide the greatest flavor of them all.  Also, stay tuned for a new segment!

Jun 21, 2017

This week we hit the gym. The three of us share our routines, talk about our first memories of "working out", our current routines, and get into some of the staples legends at every gym. Also Chris wants to drink Mountain Dew, Andrew questions a famous American question, and Alex is looking for the right masseuse.


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Jun 19, 2017

Andrew's oldest friend and INAH stan joins the guys in this special bonus episode where we talk about all things film.

Matt's Screening:

And The Boys Go Trailer:

And The Boys Go IMDB:

Jun 14, 2017

Take me out the ball game and welcome! This week we went to a Red Sox game and talk everything from grand slams to bland stans. Just kidding, Henry is not a bland guy you can tell by his voicemail! Also, Alex hates on Kevin from Home Alone, Andrew recalls a former speeding ticket, and Chris still hates the beach. Boston's finest listen for free!

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